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The bathroom is a room where you have to move easily. Its layout should leave nothing to chance and be studied before an installation project.

what measures for a comfortable bathroom

The layout of a bathroom, often less than 5m², must be thought to the centimeter, knowing that we must not forget the laundry area, toilets and the hot water tank.
Remember that a small bathtub (160 x 70) occupies more space than a large comfortable shower (80 x 140): arbitration is required.
Italian shower
The minimum dimensions of a walk-in shower are 80 x 80 cm. However, 90 x 90 cm, even 100 x 120 cm, are much more comfortable.
In a real walk-in shower, the water evacuations are on the lower floor for the shower to be level with the bathroom. Otherwise, have a height difference of at least 15 cm.

The dimensions of the main elements of a bathroom

The dimensions to envisage for the installation of a bathtub:

the dimensions of a bathtub

A bathtub measures 170 to 180 cm in length and 70 to 80 cm in width. To freely access his bathtub, leave a space of 80 to 120 cm and place nothing less than 60 cm on the sides.

The dimensions to be provided for the installation of a corner bath

the dimensions of a corner bath

A corner bath is usually quite imposing. In width and length it can be up to 140 cm. To enjoy the corner bath, leave a space of 80 to 120 cm between the bathtub and another piece of furniture.

The dimensions to be provided for the installation of a shower tray

the dimensions of a shower stall


A shower tray is between 80 to 100 cm long and 80 to 90 cm wide. Leave a space of 80 cm to access the shower.

The dimensions to provide for the installation of a vanity unit

the dimensions of a vanity unit

A washbasin cabinet is 50 to 80 cm wide and 45 to 60 cm long. Leave 50 cm between the basin and another piece of furniture.

The dimensions to be provided for the installation of a washing machine

the dimensions of a washing machine with frontal opening

A front-opening washing machine (capacity 5 kg (38 liters)) is generally 51 to 55 cm wide. Its length is 60 cm when closed, and 93 cm when open.

Minimum dimensions for installing toilets (W.C.)

Minimum dimensions for the installation of a toilet.

dimensions for installing toilets

Door opening to the outside of the toilet.

It takes about 90 cm of room width and 115 to 120 cm in length to not feel opressed in his toilet.

dimension to install W. - C.

Door opening to the inside of the toilet.

The piece must be at least 140 cm long and 90 cm wide.

The dimensions to be provided for the installation of toilets with built-in washbasin

dimensions to install toilets and a lava hands

The door opening inwards must not obstruct the passage.
The piece must be at least 140 cm long and 110 cm wide.
The sink is about 50 cm.


Video Instruction: How To Rough-In a Toilet (with Dimensions)